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Land Cover for Baltic Sea drainage basin region
Entry ID: BEA_Land_Cover

Abstract: This is the GIS data file for the Land Cover for the Baltic Sea drainage basin
region. The GIS data set is part of the Baltic Sea Region GIS Database and part
of the Baltic Drainage Basin Project (BDBP) which is a multi-disciplinary
research project under the EU 1991-1994 Environment Research Programme. It was
developed as joint effort between the Beijer Institute, Stockholm, Department
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Description: Metadata on the Baltic Environmental Atlas.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 75.0   S: 45.0   E: 40.0   W: 0.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Beijer Institute, Stockholm University , UNEP/GRID-Arendal.
Dataset Title: Land Cover for Baltic Sea drainage basin region
Dataset Publisher: UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Data Presentation Form: GIS
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-01-01
Stop Date: 1992-12-31
Access Constraints Free Access
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Global Resource Information Database - Arendal, United Nations Environment Programme Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +46-8-16 20 00
Fax: +46-8-16 20 00
Email: langaas at
Contact Address:
c/o Dept. of Systems Ecology
Stockholm University
City: Stockholm
Postal Code: s-106 91
Country: Sweden
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: Idrisi, ArcInfo, ArcView, Map Info
Fees: No fees

Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Format: Idrisi, ArcInfo, ArcView, Map Info
Phone: 301-851-8113
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
5700 Rivertech Court
City: Riverdale
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20737
Country: USA
Langaas, S. 1993. Some Georeferenced Data Sets for use within Sub-project
1; Land Use and Ecological Carrying Capacity, of the Baltic Drainage Basin
Project. Technical Note. GRID-Arendal. 10 pages + apps.

Sweitzer, J., Langaas, S., and Folke, C. 1996. Land Use and
Population Density in the Baltic Sea Drainage Basin: A GIS
database. AMBIO 25(3):191-198.
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-04-26